All articles for "Railways"

Sustainability

Bearing remanufacturing cuts costs and CO2

Bearing remanufacturing plays an essential role in the global railway industry. The benefits are many, including shorter stops, faster overhaul [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Circular economy,Digitization,Maintenance,Railways,Remanufacturing services,Sustainability,
Digital Technology

Testing towards more effective maintenance of Sydney’s railway

Responsible for maintaining the bulk of Sydney’s passenger rail fleet, engineering business Downer Rail & Transit Systems has recently been [...]
Bearing life,Digital Technology,Railways,
Industry

Dutch railway bridge gets a lift from new bearings

A railway bridge in the Netherlands needed new bearings on a number of wheels in the lifting mechanism in order to meet railway safety requirements. [...]
Railways,Seals,Spherical roller bearings,
Digital Technology

Putting condition monitoring firmly on the rails

Britain’s largest train operator, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), has installed a condition monitoring system developed by SKF to help avoid [...]
Condition monitoring,Railways,Reliability,
Rolling Knowledge
SKF Rolling Knowledge webinars

Maintenance interval extension for railway wheel-set bearings

Depending on railway gauge, wheel diameter and axle load, wheelsets can have different arrangements and designs. As these systems are critical for [...]
Bearings,Maintenance,Railways,SKFstronger,
Engineering Competence
SKF Rail Track Monitoring

SKF Rail Track Monitoring

New technology developed by SKF uses the same onboard IMx system as is used for bogie rotating-equipment monitoring to control the condition of the [...]
Condition monitoring,Railways,
Digital Technology
Solutions to reduce life-cycle cost for rail freight

Solutions to reduce life-cycle cost for rail freight

SKF and US-based Advanced Truck Systems (ATS) have agreed to collaborate in equipping the new two-piece bogie system from ATS with high-capacity [...]
Digitization,Railways,